Palliative care

Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 2534 views

Dr Elisabeth Gillies, GP Irnham Lodge and GP Educator, Mrs Susan Baines, Community Palliative Clinical Nurse Specialist, St Margaret’s Hospice and Dr Charlie Davis, Somerset Partnership, Consultant in Palliative Medicine have kindly produced the following podcasts:

“Palliating Poppy”, these were created in March 2016 and are between 13-18 minutes and attempt to cover:


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St Margaret’s Hospice

24 hour helpline :  0845 070 8910

WES Interactive Handbook (Wessex Guidelines - "little green book")

Care of dying adults in the last days of life – NICE guidance

Judicial review brought by Mr Tracey - link

Improving people’s experience of care in the last few days and hours of life - link